Saboctic tablets pharmaceutical form:
Film Coated Tablets.
Saboctic Tablets Composition:
Each tablet contains Thioctic acid 300 or 600 mg.
The tablets contain dibasic calcium phosphate, Colloidal silicon dioxide. Magnesium stearate.
Saboctic tablets pharmacological action:
It is a potent antioxidant alpha lipoic acid which is converted after its absorption to its reduced form , dihydrolipoic acid (DHlA) in many tissues of the body. DHLA is capable of regenerating ascorbic acid from dihydroascorbic acid, directty regenerating vitamin C and indirectly regeneratng vitamin E. Alpha Lipoic acid also increases intracellular glutathione and coenzyme Q10 levels. Alpha-lipoic acid appears capable of chelating ceratin metals.
Saboctic tablets indications:
It is used to improve symptoms and deficits resulting from polyneuropathy in type 2 diabetic patients.
Saboctic tablets dosage :
One tablet 600 mg daily which may be increased to three tablets (1800 mg) taken in divided doses according to the severity of the case.
According to the physician’s prescriptions and after the improvement of the case; the dose may be reduced to one tablet 300 mg daily.
In less severe cases:
The patient begins with tablet 300 mg twice daily and then the dose could be reduced to 300 mg once daily.
Saboctic tablets side effects:
Rarely, side effects may be produced as nausea and low serum iron level due to its chelating effect.
Saboctic tablets pregnancy & lactation:
Safety of its usage during pregnancy is not to be cleared, so doctor advice must be considered and also in breast feeding as it may excreted through mother milk so caution must be in considered.
Saboctic tablets drug – drug interactions:
Rarely, when diabetic patients administrated it, it may induce decrease in blood glucose level, so determination of blood glucose level must be in considered.
Saboctic tablets precautions & warning:
It is a chelating agent that may cause depletion in blood iron level as it may purage minerals from body.
Package and storage:
Box of two blisters, each blister contains 10 tablets. To be stored in a cool dry place, away from light, at a temperature not exceed 30°C.
This is a medicament :
– Amedicament is a product, which affects your health, and its consumption contrary to instruction is dangerous for you
– Follow strictly the doctor’s prescription, the method of use and the instruction of the pharmacist who sold the medicament
– The doctor and the pharmacist are experts in medicine, its benefits and risks.
– Do not by yourself interrupt the period of treatment prescribed for you.
– Do not repeat the same prescription without consulting your doctor.
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